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Network Security Groups

NameTypeDescription
Activity Log NSG DeleteActivityLogActivity Log Alert for NSG Delete

Dashboards:

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Activity Log NSG Delete - ActivityLog Alert

Activity Log Alert for NSG Delete

Recommended Properties:

categoryAdministrative
operationNameMicrosoft.Network/networkSecurityGroups/delete
status
[
  "succeeded"
]

References:

Templates:

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{
  "$schema": "https://schema.management.azure.com/schemas/2015-01-01/deploymentTemplate.json#",
  "contentVersion": "1.0.0.0",
  "parameters": {
    "activityLogAlertName": {
      "type": "string",
      "metadata": {
        "description": "Unique name (within the Resource Group) for the Activity log alert."
      }
    },
    "alertDescription": {
      "type": "string",
      "defaultValue": "Activity Log Alert for NSG Delete",
      "metadata": {
        "description": "Description of alert"
      }
    },
    "activityLogAlertEnabled": {
      "type": "bool",
      "defaultValue": true,
      "metadata": {
        "description": "Indicates whether or not the alert is enabled."
      }
    },
    "actionGroupResourceId": {
      "type": "string",
      "metadata": {
        "description": "Resource Id for the Action group."
      }
    }
  },
  "resources": [
    {
      "type": "Microsoft.Insights/activityLogAlerts",
      "apiVersion": "2017-04-01",
      "name": "[parameters('activityLogAlertName')]",
      "location": "Global",
      "tags": {
        "_deployed_by_amba": true
      },
      "properties": {
        "description": "[parameters('alertDescription')]",
        "scopes": [
            "[subscription().id]"
        ],
        "enabled": "[parameters('activityLogAlertEnabled')]",
        "condition": {
          "allOf": [
            {
              "field": "category",
              "equals": "Administrative"
            },
            {
              "field": "operationName",
              "equals": "Microsoft.Network/networkSecurityGroups/delete"
            },
            {
              "field": "status",
              "containsAny": ["succeeded"]
            }
          ]
        },
        "actions": {
          "actionGroups":
          [
            {
              "actionGroupId": "[parameters('actionGroupResourceId')]"
            }
          ]
        }
      }
    }
  ]
}
@description('Unique name (within the Resource Group) for the Activity log alert.')
@minLength(1)
param activityLogAlertName string

@description('Description of alert')
param alertDescription string = 'Activity Log Alert for NSG Delete'

@description('Indicates whether or not the alert is enabled.')
param activityLogAlertEnabled bool = true

@description('The ID of the action group that is triggered when the alert is activated or deactivated')
param actionGroupId string = ''

resource symbolicname 'Microsoft.Insights/activityLogAlerts@2023-01-01-preview' = {
  name: activityLogAlertName
  location: 'Global'
  tags: {
    '_deployed_by_amba': true
  }
  properties: {
    description: alertDescription
    scopes: [
      subscription().id
    ]
    enabled: bool
    condition: {
      allOf: [
        {
          {
            field: 'category'
            equals: 'Administrative'
          }
          {
            field: 'operationName'
            equals: 'Microsoft.Network/networkSecurityGroups/delete'
          }
          {
            field: 'status'
            containsAny: ['succeeded']
          }
        }
      ]
    }
    actions: {
      actionGroups: [
        {
          actionGroupId: actionGroupId
        }
      ]
    }
  }
}
NamePolicy to Deploy Activity Log NSG Delete Alert
TemplateDeploy-ActivityLog-NSG-Del.json (Download)
Tagsalz
PropertiesalertName: ActivityNSGDelete
documented: false
policyScope: managementGroup
scope: Resource
{
  "type": "Microsoft.Authorization/policyDefinitions",
  "apiVersion": "2021-06-01",
  "name": "Deploy_activitylog_NSG_Delete",
  "properties": {
    "policyType": "Custom",
    "mode": "All",
    "displayName": "Deploy Activity Log NSG Delete Alert",
    "description": "Policy to Deploy Activity Log NSG Delete Alert",
    "metadata": {
      "version": "1.0.2",
      "category": "Network",
      "source": "https://github.com/Azure/azure-monitor-baseline-alerts/",
      "alzCloudEnvironments": [
        "AzureCloud"
      ],
      "_deployed_by_amba": "True"
    },
    "parameters": {
      "enabled": {
        "type": "String",
        "metadata": {
          "displayName": "Alert State",
          "description": "Alert state for the alert"
        },
        "allowedValues": [
          "true",
          "false"
        ],
        "defaultValue": "true"
      },
      "alertResourceGroupName": {
        "type": "String",
        "metadata": {
          "displayName": "Resource Group Name",
          "description": "Resource group the alert is placed in"
        },
        "defaultValue": "rg-amba-monitoring-001"
      },
      "alertResourceGroupTags": {
        "type": "Object",
        "metadata": {
          "displayName": "Resource Group Tags",
          "description": "Tags on the Resource group the alert is placed in"
        },
        "defaultValue": {
          "environment": "test",
          "_deployed_by_amba": true
        }
      },
      "alertResourceGroupLocation": {
        "type": "String",
        "metadata": {
          "displayName": "Resource Group Location",
          "description": "Location of the Resource group the alert is placed in"
        },
        "defaultValue": "centralus"
      },
      "MonitorDisable": {
        "type": "String",
        "metadata": {
          "displayName": "Effect",
          "description": "Tag name to disable monitoring on resource. Set to true if monitoring should be disabled"
        },
        "defaultValue": "MonitorDisable"
      }
    },
    "policyRule": {
      "if": {
        "allOf": [
          {
            "field": "type",
            "equals": "Microsoft.Network/networkSecurityGroups"
          },
          {
            "field": "[[concat('tags[', parameters('MonitorDisable'), ']')]",
            "notEquals": "true"
          }
        ]
      },
      "then": {
        "effect": "deployIfNotExists",
        "details": {
          "roleDefinitionIds": [
            "/providers/Microsoft.Authorization/roleDefinitions/b24988ac-6180-42a0-ab88-20f7382dd24c"
          ],
          "type": "Microsoft.Insights/activityLogAlerts",
          "name": "ActivityNSGDelete",
          "existenceScope": "resourcegroup",
          "resourceGroupName": "[[parameters('alertResourceGroupName')]",
          "deploymentScope": "subscription",
          "existenceCondition": {
            "allOf": [
              {
                "field": "Microsoft.Insights/ActivityLogAlerts/enabled",
                "equals": "[[parameters('enabled')]"
              },
              {
                "count": {
                  "field": "Microsoft.Insights/ActivityLogAlerts/condition.allOf[*]",
                  "where": {
                    "anyOf": [
                      {
                        "allOf": [
                          {
                            "field": "Microsoft.Insights/ActivityLogAlerts/condition.allOf[*].field",
                            "equals": "category"
                          },
                          {
                            "field": "Microsoft.Insights/ActivityLogAlerts/condition.allOf[*].equals",
                            "equals": "Administrative"
                          }
                        ]
                      },
                      {
                        "allOf": [
                          {
                            "field": "microsoft.insights/activityLogAlerts/condition.allOf[*].field",
                            "equals": "operationName"
                          },
                          {
                            "field": "microsoft.insights/activityLogAlerts/condition.allOf[*].equals",
                            "equals": "Microsoft.Network/networkSecurityGroups/delete"
                          }
                        ]
                      }
                    ]
                  }
                },
                "equals": 2
              }
            ]
          },
          "deployment": {
            "location": "northeurope",
            "properties": {
              "mode": "incremental",
              "template": {
                "$schema": "https://schema.management.azure.com/schemas/2015-01-01/deploymentTemplate.json#",
                "contentVersion": "1.0.0.0",
                "parameters": {
                  "alertResourceGroupName": {
                    "type": "string"
                  },
                  "alertResourceGroupTags": {
                    "type": "object"
                  },
                  "alertResourceGroupLocation": {
                    "type": "string"
                  },
                  "enabled": {
                    "type": "string"
                  }
                },
                "variables": {},
                "resources": [
                  {
                    "type": "Microsoft.Resources/resourceGroups",
                    "apiVersion": "2021-04-01",
                    "name": "[[parameters('alertResourceGroupName')]",
                    "location": "[[parameters('alertResourceGroupLocation')]",
                    "tags": "[[parameters('alertResourceGroupTags')]"
                  },
                  {
                    "type": "Microsoft.Resources/deployments",
                    "apiVersion": "2019-10-01",
                    "name": "ActivityNSGDelete",
                    "resourceGroup": "[[parameters('alertResourceGroupName')]",
                    "dependsOn": [
                      "[[concat('Microsoft.Resources/resourceGroups/', parameters('alertResourceGroupName'))]"
                    ],
                    "properties": {
                      "mode": "Incremental",
                      "template": {
                        "$schema": "https://schema.management.azure.com/schemas/2015-01-01/deploymentTemplate.json#",
                        "contentVersion": "1.0.0.0",
                        "parameters": {
                          "enabled": {
                            "type": "string"
                          },
                          "alertResourceGroupName": {
                            "type": "string"
                          }
                        },
                        "variables": {},
                        "resources": [
                          {
                            "type": "microsoft.insights/activityLogAlerts",
                            "apiVersion": "2020-10-01",
                            "name": "ActivityNSGDelete",
                            "location": "global",
                            "tags": {
                              "_deployed_by_amba": true
                            },
                            "properties": {
                              "description": "Activity Log NSG Delete",
                              "enabled": "[[parameters('enabled')]",
                              "scopes": [
                                "[[subscription().id]"
                              ],
                              "condition": {
                                "allOf": [
                                  {
                                    "field": "category",
                                    "equals": "Administrative"
                                  },
                                  {
                                    "field": "operationName",
                                    "equals": "Microsoft.Network/networkSecurityGroups/delete"
                                  },
                                  {
                                    "field": "status",
                                    "containsAny": [
                                      "succeeded"
                                    ]
                                  }
                                ]
                              },
                              "parameters": {
                                "enabled": {
                                  "value": "[[parameters('enabled')]"
                                }
                              }
                            }
                          }
                        ]
                      },
                      "parameters": {
                        "enabled": {
                          "value": "[[parameters('enabled')]"
                        },
                        "alertResourceGroupName": {
                          "value": "[[parameters('alertResourceGroupName')]"
                        }
                      }
                    }
                  }
                ]
              },
              "parameters": {
                "enabled": {
                  "value": "[[parameters('enabled')]"
                },
                "alertResourceGroupName": {
                  "value": "[[parameters('alertResourceGroupName')]"
                },
                "alertResourceGroupTags": {
                  "value": "[[parameters('alertResourceGroupTags')]"
                },
                "alertResourceGroupLocation": {
                  "value": "[[parameters('alertResourceGroupLocation')]"
                }
              }
            }
          }
        }
      }
    }
  }
}